This is Darktable, a free open-source Lightroom alternative. I was commissioned to write a roundup of the best free photo-editing software for Digital Camera World and you can read the full version here. There wasn’t the space or to cover every single application out there, so if I’ve missed out anyone’s favourite, apologies for that. I won’t repeat the whole list here, … [Read more...] about Is free photo-editing software any good?
So what is a LUT and why should you care? We spoke to Goran Ljubuncic at Lutify.me to find out more about this new approach to image-editing, which started out in cinematography but is now finding its way into still imaging applications like Luminar, Capture One, Lightroom and Adobe Camera Raw. It's a way of adding a 'look' to your images at a very basic level, and if you've … [Read more...] about What is LUT? Read our Q&A session with Lutify.me
I was slightly stung by a comment on one of my reviews on Life after Photoshop: “Photographs do not lie , unless they are retouched.” I don’t know who posted it, or why, or whether it was the random output of some spambot – but it made me think. Why are some people so preoccupied by this idea that any kind of photo manipulation produces a ‘lie’? It’s a naive assumption at … [Read more...] about Image-editing is not lying just because you’re adjusting ‘reality’